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Annual Meeting On-Demand Access is Open for Registered Participants

On October 14, 2021 by Heidi Simpson

Last week our 2021 Annual Meeting & Leadership Forum concluded with a day of exceptional education sessions that covered timely COVID response issues of employment law, liability issues, post-traumatic recovery and growth, SNF reimbursement and more. It capped three days of keynote presentations, general sessions and 17 hour-long breakout sessions on various topics for older adult service providers.

Virtual Connect Conference is Oct. 27-28; Registration Remains Open

On October 14, 2021 by Heidi Simpson

The 2021 Connect Conference will be a virtual event on Oct. 27 and 28 and is packed with excellent education and learning opportunities.

Registration remains open and includes both the live broadcast of the conference, and full on-demand access to all session content through the end of the year.

New! Vaccine Mandate Webinar is Friday, Aug. 13

On August 11, 2021 by Heidi Simpson

With the Delta variant causing another increase in COVID-19 cases, many employers – including care centers, assisted living, and other long-term care settings – are considering vaccine mandates for employees. Join us for a webinar from 1-2 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 13 to discuss legal considerations related to developing and implementing staff vaccine mandates.

Public Health Emergency Renewed by HHS

On July 21, 2021 by Jonathan Lips

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services extended the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) for another 90 days through Oct. 18. With this extension, the 1135 federal blanket waivers issued by CMS will continue unless it decides to terminate one or more of the waivers before that date.

Reminder: DHS Grant Monies Available

On May 5, 2021 by Lori Meyer

The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS), through the Nursing Facility Rates and Policy (NFRP) Division and the State Civil Monetary Penalties (CMP) Initiative, is seeking applications from qualified Minnesota Medicaid-Certified Nursing Facilities that are interested in applying for grant funds for several project opportunities.

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